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Error message when you visit a Web site that is hosted on a server that is running Internet Information Services 7.0: "HTTP Error 404.13 - CONTENT_LENGTH_TOO_LARGE"
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Consider the following scenario. You have a Web site that is hosted on a server that is running Internet Information Services (IIS) 7.0. When a user visits this Web site, the user receives an error message that resembles the following error message:
Server Error in Application "application name"
HTTP Error 404.13 - CONTENT_LENGTH_TOO_LARGE
Description of HRESULT # The operation completed successfully.
This problem occurs because the client request contains a Content-Length header that is larger than the value that is specified for this header in the maxAllowedContentLength property in the ApplicationHost.config file.
To resolve this problem, follow these steps: